At its budget work session tonight, the Falls Church City Council considered adding a $2 million “placeholder” for a potential property aquisition to expand the Mary Riley Styles Public Library, as recommended by the Planning Commission last month but not included in the City Manager’s recommended FY 2010 City budget.
In 1939, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted to establish a free public library to serve the 40,000 or so people who lived in the predominately rural county.
Vice Mayor Assails Remarks By Snyder Editor, As the City of Falls Church enters into what is perhaps the most difficult budget cycle in its history, what is needed is a deliberative process that is fully responsive to the unique challenges presented by the current economic downturn.
Creative Cauldron & FCA Partner to Raise Funds Creative Cauldron and Falls Church Arts (FCA) are partnering to host various dinner parties/artist salons throughout the greater Falls Church area on Saturday, March 21.
Monday night, I saw “It’s Just Me …,” in a program celebrating Black History Month at the Arlington Central Library.
The LOBs examination is finished! Fairfax County’s Lines of Business exercise was completed on Monday with County Executive Anthony Griffin and staff.
In the run-up to Memorial Day and the official start of swimming pool season for many neighborhoods, we sometimes lose track of other annual springtime events where we say “thank you” to those who make a difference in our community. Here are some that didn’t make the “other paper.”
Springtime also is celebration time for many Mason District residents and organizations. Congratulations are in order for:
National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade, Starting 10 a.m. at 7th and Constitution Ave. NW and going to 17th St., Saturday, April 10, followed by the launch of the new “Library of Congress Experience.”
“Fermenting Revolution: How to Drink Beer & Save the World” Book Discussion, Signing & Beer Tasting, December 2, 3-5 p.m. at Shirlington Public Library and Busboys & Poets